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Flowserve (FLS) Competitors

$51.55
+1.79 (+3.60%)
(As of 07/16/2024 ET)

FLS vs. DOV, IEX, SNA, GGG, SWK, NDSN, PNR, LECO, ITT, and WWD

Should you be buying Flowserve stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Flowserve include Dover (DOV), IDEX (IEX), Snap-on (SNA), Graco (GGG), Stanley Black & Decker (SWK), Nordson (NDSN), Pentair (PNR), Lincoln Electric (LECO), ITT (ITT), and Woodward (WWD). These companies are all part of the "industrial machinery" industry.

Flowserve vs.

Dover (NYSE:DOV) and Flowserve (NYSE:FLS) are both industrial products companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, risk, media sentiment, earnings and community ranking.

Dover pays an annual dividend of $2.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Flowserve pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Dover pays out 19.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Flowserve pays out 47.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Dover has raised its dividend for 69 consecutive years.

84.5% of Dover shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 93.9% of Flowserve shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.3% of Dover shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of Flowserve shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Dover has higher revenue and earnings than Flowserve. Dover is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Flowserve, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Dover$8.44B3.12$1.06B$10.4118.40
Flowserve$4.32B1.57$186.74M$1.7729.12

In the previous week, Dover had 2 more articles in the media than Flowserve. MarketBeat recorded 9 mentions for Dover and 7 mentions for Flowserve. Dover's average media sentiment score of 1.37 beat Flowserve's score of 0.80 indicating that Flowserve is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Dover
4 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Flowserve
5 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Dover has a beta of 1.22, meaning that its stock price is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Flowserve has a beta of 1.42, meaning that its stock price is 42% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dover presently has a consensus target price of $185.75, indicating a potential downside of 3.03%. Flowserve has a consensus target price of $51.55, indicating a potential downside of 0.01%. Given Dover's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Flowserve is more favorable than Dover.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Dover
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.67
Flowserve
1 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.55

Dover received 154 more outperform votes than Flowserve when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 63.91% of users gave Flowserve an outperform vote while only 61.60% of users gave Dover an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
DoverOutperform Votes
733
61.60%
Underperform Votes
457
38.40%
FlowserveOutperform Votes
579
63.91%
Underperform Votes
327
36.09%

Dover has a net margin of 17.28% compared to Dover's net margin of 5.29%. Flowserve's return on equity of 25.04% beat Dover's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Dover17.28% 25.04% 10.99%
Flowserve 5.29%15.50%6.01%

Summary

Dover beats Flowserve on 13 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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FLS vs. The Competition

MetricFlowservePumps & pumping equipment IndustryIndustrial SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$6.79B$12.03B$9.88B$18.71B
Dividend Yield1.74%1.36%2.08%3.49%
P/E Ratio29.1232.3821.4325.73
Price / Sales1.573.278.5717.03
Price / Cash17.5620.4615.2416.26
Price / Book3.433.703.775.19
Net Income$186.74M$329.12M$458.14M$971.37M
7 Day Performance9.29%12.03%7.96%5.95%
1 Month Performance9.42%18.96%7.57%7.05%
1 Year Performance37.14%14.48%4.38%10.82%

Flowserve Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
DOV
Dover
4.7736 of 5 stars
4.77 / 5 stars
$184.52
+1.3%
$185.75
+0.7%
+29.1%$25.36B$8.45B17.7325,000Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
IEX
IDEX
4.492 of 5 stars
4.49 / 5 stars
$204.46
+0.8%
$250.71
+22.6%
+0.6%$15.48B$3.27B26.908,800Short Interest ↑
SNA
Snap-on
4.3173 of 5 stars
4.32 / 5 stars
$269.63
+0.6%
$316.75
+17.5%
-4.8%$14.21B$5.11B14.152,700Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
GGG
Graco
3.8131 of 5 stars
3.81 / 5 stars
$81.20
+1.1%
$90.75
+11.8%
-1.9%$13.73B$2.20B28.004,000Upcoming Earnings
Short Interest ↑
Positive News
SWK
Stanley Black & Decker
3.7466 of 5 stars
3.75 / 5 stars
$88.41
+1.7%
$94.67
+7.1%
-6.5%$13.60B$15.72B-128.1350,500
NDSN
Nordson
4.2552 of 5 stars
4.26 / 5 stars
$237.15
+0.8%
$279.40
+17.8%
-1.3%$13.58B$2.63B28.277,900Positive News
PNR
Pentair
4.3155 of 5 stars
4.32 / 5 stars
$79.23
+1.0%
$90.71
+14.5%
+26.4%$13.15B$4.10B21.0710,500Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
LECO
Lincoln Electric
3.7123 of 5 stars
3.71 / 5 stars
$196.93
+1.4%
$225.29
+14.4%
+5.2%$11.21B$4.19B20.9112,000Positive News
ITT
ITT
3.7813 of 5 stars
3.78 / 5 stars
$134.96
+2.0%
$138.38
+2.5%
+47.0%$11.11B$3.28B26.4610,600Analyst Forecast
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
WWD
Woodward
3.3546 of 5 stars
3.35 / 5 stars
$176.70
-0.2%
$174.38
-1.3%
+56.9%$10.76B$2.91B30.898,800Positive News

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This page (NYSE:FLS) was last updated on 7/17/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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